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Re: Past Proposals for HTTP Auth Logout

From: Bil Corry <bil@corry.biz>
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2010 22:54:46 -0800
Message-ID: <4B91FC36.9050001@corry.biz>
To: Tim <tim-projects@sentinelchicken.org>
CC: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Tim wrote on 2/25/2010 8:06 AM: 
> Bil,
> I've taken your trick for log outs and combined it with a few other
> tricks to build a sample application which achieves login, logout, and
> password changes all without the traditional HTTP authentication
> prompt.  Take a peek:

Thanks for putting this together and testing it across the major browsers.  It's a great resource for anyone wanting to implement HTTP Auth logouts.

> It seems to work well in IE 6, 7, and 8, as well as Firefox, Chrome,
> and Safari.  It still doesn't work in Opera

The Opera team is pretty responsive -- if you let them know how they're not compatible, yet all the other browsers are, I suspect they'll change the behavior to match.

- Bil
Received on Saturday, 6 March 2010 06:55:19 UTC

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